hairpin bend


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Noun1.hairpin bend - a U-shaped bend in a road
bend, curve - curved segment (of a road or river or railroad track etc.)
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Shortly before arriving at the field, jurors were shown a hairpin bend on the Coates to Huntington road a few hundred yards away.
I'm staying at the Fairmont Hotel, easily recognisable to Formula 1 fans as it's next to the famous hairpin bend on the Monte Carlo circuit.
Domaine de Sylviane (below) and the Fairmont Hotel (right) | Domaine de Sylviane (below) and the Fairmont Hotel (right) | Formula 1 fans watch the race from the Fairmont Hotel (left) | Formula 1 fans watch the race from the Fairmont Hotel (left) | The view from the Fairmont Hotel of the hairpin bend, below, and the view from a new 34th floor apartment in Monaco, right | The view from the Fairmont Hotel of the hairpin bend, below, and the view from a new 34th floor apartment in Monaco, right IT is the noise that greets you as you step out of the air-conditioned comfort of the cab into the shimmering Mediterranean heat.
As it approached a hairpin bend near Alpe d'Huez, it crashed into the side of the road and burst into flames, killing the 63-year-old driver.
The notorious hairpin bend number seven is known as Le virage des Hollandais, Dutch Corner, a sea of orange flags, noise and bare-chested, usually sober citizens of the Low Countries, many of whom have spent the previous three days getting drunk.
The rider ahead of me went wide at the hairpin bend and I tried to cut underneath him.
The resulting image, by top photographer Bryan Winstanley, shows the G320 navigating a hairpin bend on the B4391 between Llandrillo and Llangynog.
Continue up the valley, until the track takes a hairpin bend.
ntrol on a hairpin bend and was thrown from her bike, which has a top speed of 180mph.
The first of 21 gruelling stages of the 96th tour will follow much of the same course as the Monaco Grand Prix including the legendary Loews hairpin bend, La Rascasse and Casino turn.
Chester has a finishing straight so short it would not do justice to a long jump pit and Murtagh went widest at its hairpin bend to finish a two-lengths second to Golden Sword.
Tenders are invited for Laying Approach Rd Frm Hairpin Bend Concrete Steps Frm Wicket Gate Etc At Pii, Coonoor.